FASHION

The Five Key Trends You Need To Elevate Your Beach Look This Season

Luscious lace, diaphanous skirting and bohemian extras set the scene

With temperatures rising and balmy summer afternoons spent outside within arms reach, it’s time to stock up on the summer pieces that are a must this season. 

Here to make that seemingly impossible task of creating the effortless ensemble from beach to bar a whole lot more effortless, are our picks of summer’s on-trend pieces sure to elevate the look. 

Below, marie claire’s fashion editor Monica Russell details the five staples you’ll need to create an enviable beachside capsule. Luscious lace, diaphanous skirting and bohemian extras set the scene for that far-flung summer dream. 

Layered Gold Jewellery

Elevate a simple swimsuit with layers of gold jewels. From staggered statement necklaces to asymmetrical earrings, these chunky chains and delicate adornments will have you looking effortlessly chic whilst beachside.

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Frankies Bikinis top, $135, and briefs, $135, frankiesbikinis.com; Celine by Hedi Slimane boots, $5600, and bag, $3450, (02) 9232 7051; Christian Dior earrings (in model’s right ear), $1250, (02) 9229 4600; Kallis earring, $1690 for pair, kailisjewellery.com.au; Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello necklace, $595, ysl.com.au.

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Saint Laurent Opyum Anchor Medallion Pendant Necklace, $585; ysl.com.au

The Chic Cover-Up

Up the ante on your beach cover-up this season and opt for a cotton ballon sleeve blouse or scalloped set. Taking you from the beach to beyond, the lace and statement numbers are a modern It-girl staple. 

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Christian Dior top, $2600, bralette, $1450, and skirt, $6800, (02) 9229 4600; Kailis earring (in model’s left ear, worn throughout), $1690 for pair, kailisjewellery.com.au; Christian Dior earring (worn throughout), $1250; Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello necklace (worn throughout), $595, ysl.com.au; Christian Dior ring (worn throughout), $780, and ring (on pinkie finger, worn throughout), $610.

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Zimmermann Scallop top, $395, and skirt, $740, at zimmermannwear.com

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Lee Mathews blouse, $399, leemathews.com.au; Stylist’s own scarf (worn throughout). 

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Christian Dior top, $9900, and skirt, POA, (02) 9229 4600; Eres bikini briefs (worn throughout), $458 for set, at sylviarhodeslingerie.com.au.

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Celine by Hedi Slimane janes, $940, and boots (worn throughout), $5600, (02) 9232 7051.

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Esant top, $260, esant-esant.com.

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Frankies Bikinis top, $135, frankiesbikinis.com; Celine by Hedi Slimane bag, $3450, (02) 9232 7051.

The Bandana 

Unruly beach hair will be the least of your worries this summer with this versatile bandanna. 

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Celine by Hedi Slimane vest, $1650, (02) 9232 7051; Matteau top, $160, matteau-store.com; Christian Dior briefs, $1450, (02) 9229 4600; Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello belt, $545, ysl.com.au; Tiffany & Co. earrings, $4200, tiffany.com.au

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Fendi Logo Print Scarf, $690, farfetch.com

Statement Skirt

Easy to pair and timelessly chic, a femme statement skirt will have you stylishly gliding from beach to BBQ to bar all summer long. 

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(Credit: Photography by: Holly Ward; Styled by: Naomi Smith; Makeup by: Peter Beard/The Artist Group; Hair by: Michelle McQuillan/M.A.P; Model: Chayde Nettle/Priscillas Model Management; Shot on location in Jervis Bay, NSW.)

Frankies Bikinis top, $135, and briefs, $135, frankiesbikinis; Celine by Hedi Slimane skirt, $3650, (02) 9232 7051. 

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Zara Elastic Printed Skirt, $109, zara.com/au

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